Nasya Ayurvedic Therapy Dhumpanam or Medical Herbal Smoke inhalation In Melbourne
Herbalised powders, oils, smoke and herbs are administered via the nostrils in order to purify the head and neck region by stimulating the secretion of mucus and thereby dissolving and loosenng mucus lodged in the nasal and sinus passages.
Nasya as mentioned in ayurveda texts is beneficial treatment to reduces jaw and neck stress and strain and balances, nourishes the brain and lungs, calms yet focuses the mind, and reduce mucous and congestion. Nasya aim to heal the illnesses related to throat, neck and head such as sinus congestion, ear problems, allergic rhinitis, migraines, common cold, sinusitis, and allergies.
It helsp to regenerate the muscles, nerves and blood supply in this region and improves concentration and memory.
A vigorous head massage, herbalised stream inhalation with warm towels are applied to the head and face prior to this treatment.
It is often given before or after the main detox therapy and is usually administered in the morning (kapha time) as this is when kapha-related impurities (mucus) are naturally moved from the deeper tissues and organs to the stomach and sinuses.
Benefits of Nasal Medication:
Enhances oxygenation to the brain and eliminates impurities from the head and chest area.
Helps to move the toxins from the nose, sinuses, ears and eyes
Offers natural cleanse of the channels in the head and improves the functioning of the senses
Supports brain function and heightens sensory perception
Helps to reduce stiffness in head, neck and shoulders
Good for dry nasal passages, sinus congestion, cold, sinusitis, allergies, headaches, migraine, epilepsy, mental retardation, dry, itchy or watery eyes, conjunctivitis, glaucoma, hearing loss, tinnitus, loss of smell, depression and lack of enthusiasm. In short, this can be given for manjority of diseases of eye, nose, ear or throat under the supervision of an ayurvedic practitioner.
The treatment is best done over a series of 5 -10 sessions